Wednesday, August 22, 2007

It's Baseball Education Time

In honor of the back-to-school season I've decided to give you folks a little baseball 101, starting with the nicknames. So listen well, take notes and study hard before the playoffs start! Now is as good a time as any!

However, not all teams have a nickname. Below are the ones that do. Learn them well and yell them loud!

Arizona Diamondbacks- D’Backs
Baltimore Orioles- The O’s
Boston Red Sox- BoSox
Chicago Cubs- Cubbies
Chicago White Sox- ChiSox
Cleveland Indians- The Tribe
Cincinnati Reds- Redlegs
Colorado Rockies- The Rocks
Detroit Tigers- Bengals
Houston Astros- The ‘Stros
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim- Cherubs
Milwaukee Brewers- The Brew Crew
Minnesota Twins- Twinkies
New York Metropolitans- Most people know them by their nickname, The Mets
New York Yankees- The Yanks
Oakland Athletics- The A’s
Philadelphia Phillies- The Phil’s
Pittsburgh Pirates- The Buccaneers, or Bucs
Seattle Mariners- The M's
St. Louis Cardinals- The Cards
Tampa Bay Devil Rays- The Rays, or D'Rays
Toronto Blue Jays- The Jays
Washington Nationals- The Nats